Rexdale Women's Centre

Welcoming Communities Program

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Record #: CWL0311 Last Modified: 12 Sep 2014 Last Full Update: 04 Apr 2014
Record Details
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Description & Services
DescriptionNot-for-profit, voluntary agency that serves high-need women and their family members 
Welcoming Communities Program offers: 
• English Conversation Circle (ECC): Participants have an opportunity to practice every day English language skills and build self-confidence. 
• Cooking Club: Participants share recipes from all over the work and cook healthy meals while at the same time networking with other program participants.  
• Movie Night: Participants watch family oriented movies which generate lively discussions and is a great opportunity for newcomers to practice their English skills 
 
Volunteering for Welcoming Communities: To become a volunteer for the program individuals must be 18 years of age or older and a Canadian Citizen or Permanent Residence for more than 5 years, be knowledgeable about the community, be open to learn and appreciate other cultures and be able to volunteer for 2 hours a week for at least 6 months. 
Open to: Women; Youth; Seniors; General
HoursOffice Hours: Mon, Tue, Fri 9am-5pm *Wed 9am-8pm * Sat 9am-12noon
Areas ServedEtobicoke ; Greater Toronto Area ; Toronto
EligibilityServices available to: newcomer, immigrant, refugee, Canadian women and their family/ dependants
FeesNone
LanguagesEnglish ; French ; Arabic ; Bosnian ; Chinese (Mandarin) ; Croatian ; Dari ; Farsi (Persian) ; Gujurati ; Hindi ; Pashto ; Punjabi ; Serbian ; Somali ; Spanish ; Tamil ; Twi ; Urdu ; West Indian dialect ; Assyrian, Bengali
Contact Information
Address21 Panorama Court, Ste 2300
Etobicoke, ON M9V 4E3
 
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IntersectionKipling Ave and Finch Ave W
Office Phone416-745-0062  
Fax416-745-3995
E-Mailadmin@rexdalewomen.org
Websitewww.rexdalewomen.org/index.html
Primary ContactFatima Filippi, Executive Director; Email: admin@rexdalewomen.org
Alternate ContactMargaret Nwosu, Welcoming Communities Co-ordinator; Phone: 416-745-0062 ext 250; Email: mnwosu@rexdalewomen.org
Other Details
Established1978
FundingCity / Town ; Donations
Service Level(50) Non Profit
Subjects
SubjectsCommunity centres ; Cooking ; Immigrants ; Movies ; Refugees ; Social action ; Volunteer opportunities ; Womens clubs